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  • Another Perspective

    Twelve days of Christmas takes on new meaning I’ve never given much thought to the lyrics in the “Twelve Days of Christmas” song. Twelve drummers drumming, 11 pipers piping, 10 lords a leaping. Does it have to make sense? I mean, look at nursery r...
  • The Laughing Mom: humorous tales of motherhood

    The gift of quality I remember being in a play in high school. One weekend, we had a mid-day matinee for local elementary school kids. We all breathed a sigh of relief. Everyone in the cast, including myself, thought that we could stop aiming for the pe...
  • Extension Corner

    Year-end tax tips In the middle of the holiday season we have a lot of things on our mind but probably aren’t thinking much about managing our tax liabilities. This might be an expensive mistake, because taking a few simple steps at the end of the cale...
  • It's the Pitts

    Cattle on a cloud “What are you doing here?” I asked a farmer neighbor who looked as out of place sitting by himself at the auction market cafe as a Nevada cowpoke at the opera. He made his living farming but kept a fancy herd of cattle on his more m...
  • Peekin' into the past

    Five Years AgoDec. 21, 2006 A semi and pickup collided at the stoplight intersection in Holyoke Dec. 12, sending the two vehicles crashing into two nearby buildings. Tim Gribben, a 1979 graduate of Holyoke High School, was named Football Coach of the Ye...
  • United States troops leave Iraq; American operations complete

    News of the end of American war operations in Iraq haven’t been widely announced. Conversations have led to, “I didn’t know that” or “I haven’t heard about that yet.” President Barack Obama announced Oct. 21 that all troops would leave Iraq...
  • United States troops leave Iraq; American operations complete

    News of the end of American war operations in Iraq haven’t been widely announced. Conversations have led to, “I didn’t know that” or “I haven’t heard about that yet.” President Barack Obama announced Oct. 21 that all troops would leave Iraq...
  • Firefighters hone skills during class

    About 22 area firemen are in the middle of an extensive Firefighter One course in Holyoke. Temperatures in the upper 50s allowed students to get out and spend some time ripping apart vehicles as they practiced their extrication skills and techniques Sunda...
  • Firefighters hone skills during class

    About 22 area firemen are in the middle of an extensive Firefighter One course in Holyoke. Temperatures in the upper 50s allowed students to get out and spend some time ripping apart vehicles as they practiced their extrication skills and techniques Sunda...
  • Holiday services planned for this weekend

    Churches in Holyoke and the surrounding area will celebrate the holiday season with special services both Christmas Eve, Saturday, Dec. 24 and Christmas Day, Sunday, Dec. 25. Since Christmas is on a Sunday, most churches only have one service Sunday morn...
  • Holiday services planned for this weekend

    Churches in Holyoke and the surrounding area will celebrate the holiday season with special services both Christmas Eve, Saturday, Dec. 24 and Christmas Day, Sunday, Dec. 25. Since Christmas is on a Sunday, most churches only have one service Sunday morn...
  • Neighbors combine for first-place prize

    Judges weren’t sure if the neighbors planned to decorate their yards and homes to look the same or not, but it sure looked like it. The Hinck and Smith homes located on South Bowman Avenue earned first place in this year’s lighting contest. The City o...
  • Neighbors combine for first-place prize

    Judges weren’t sure if the neighbors planned to decorate their yards and homes to look the same or not, but it sure looked like it. The Hinck and Smith homes located on South Bowman Avenue earned first place in this year’s lighting contest. The City o...
  • Dragons 4th at Banner County

    Broc Pelle was named Outstanding Wrestler, four other Dragons were place-winners and the HHS team took fourth place at the Banner County tourney in Harrisburg, Neb. Saturday, Dec. 10. The reroute from the Holyoke tournament last weekend provided great ex...
  • Holyoke boys fall in home opener

    Holyoke boys’ basketball team suffered its first loss of the young 2011-12 season after losing to the Yuma Indians 41-50 Friday night, Dec. 9. “They (Yuma) did a lot of the things we need to be doing,” coach Scott Dille said. Hustling and playing ...
  • Lady Dragons fall in tough home court battle with Yuma Indians

    Prepared for a tough, physical game Friday, Dec. 9, the Lady Dragons had a hard time defending their home court against Yuma, falling to the Indians 38-50. “The Yuma game was as expected: a hard-fought physical, push-and-shove type of game,” said coa...
  • HHS cheerleaders compete at state

    Holyoke High School cheerleaders competed in the Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) 2A state competition Saturday, Dec. 10 in Denver. Cheer coach Jane Zink said the girls did very well with their routine. They are a young team and gained...
  • Junior high boys find success over Haxtun and Caliche

    Holyoke’s junior high boys’ basketball played host to Haxtun Monday, Nov. 28 and won two out of the three games. The A team won 38-31. Jesus Loya led the way with 17 points followed by Bradley Cumming with six, Alex Yanez five, Taylor Mayden four, Ed...
  • JH ball season comes to a close

    Holyoke’s junior high A basketball team picked up one win and one loss at the A tournament to bring the 2011 season to a close Saturday, Dec. 10 in Haxtun. The boys beat St. Anthony’s and fell to Haxtun. The Dragons ran into a tough Haxtun team in t...
  • JV boys beat Yuma

    Holyoke’s boys’ JV team came away with an impressive 51-36 win over Yuma Friday, Dec. 9 on the home court. The Dragons outscored the Indians in every quarter to come up with the win. Ryan Parker led the team with 12 points followed by Logan Zeiler n...